Raising Goats and Sheep Workshop and Ranch Tour

Raising Goats and Sheep Workshop and Ranch Tour

Learn how to raise small herd animals in a sustainable way that supports the rancher and helps the environment, while providing healthy and delcious food to the community. Learn about animal care and production tips from the perspective of a rancher, researcher, conservationist and veterinarian. Learn how ranching practices can help the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

This a FREE EVENT that includes a tour of the MONKEYFLOWER RANCH & MILKING SHED.

Topics

  • Sheep and goat nutritional needs
  • Veterinary advice and suggestions for health care and treatment
  • Targeted grazing, brush control, poisonous plants and what to do if ingested
  • Organic methods for sheep health care and organic sheep products
  • Selling at Farmers Markets and to CSAs.
  • Soil improvement and carbon sequestration on working lands through conservation practices

Speakers: Rebecca King (rancher), Sarah Lopez (rancher), Dr. William Seales (veterinarian), Devii Rao (UCCE), Pam Krone (MBNMS)

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018

Time: 9:00a - 12:30p

Location: Monkeyflower Ranch, 1481 San Miguel Canyon Road, Royal Oaks, CA

Hosted by: Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and UCCE Cooperative Extension

What to Bring: Shoes for walking (no sandals), sunscreen, hat, layers, water

RSVP Pam Krone to save your spot:  or 831-647-4238

Event Details

Event Date 09-27-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-27-2018 12:30 pm